NEW YORK " No. 1 Novak Djokovic seeks his third U.S. Open title and 13th Grand Slam trophy overall when he meets No. 3 Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's final at Flushing Meadows. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Singles final begins at about 2000 GMT.
" TEN--US OPEN-KERBER. By Rachel Cohen. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 1800 GMT.
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SWANSEA, Wales " Chelsea visits Swansea in search of a fourth straight win to open the Premier League season. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos. By 1800 GMT.
LONDON " Jumping two weight classes to challenge Gennady Golovkin, Kell Brook's ambitious challenge wasn't given much hope. Despite that leap, a valiant Brook made it far tougher for the world middleweight champion than anticipated as they traded punches for four rounds in a thrilling, open contest Saturday night in London. But Brook's vision was affected after his right eye socket was broken in the second round and the previously unbeaten welterweight champion began to fade. After the formidable Golovkin unloaded a rapid succession of powerful punches in the fifth round, Brook's corner threw in the towel. By Rob Harris. SENT: 445 words, photos.
The closest Leicester got to a European trip in recent years was crossing the Welsh border to play Swansea in the Premier League. Now, as the unlikely English champions, they'll be one of two newcomers in this season's Champions League, along with Russian club Rostov. By Steve Douglas. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. By 2000 GMT.
BARCELONA, Spain " Valencia and Athletic Bilbao both seek their first wins of the Spanish league with respective matches against Real Betis and Deportivo La Coruna. Eibar also visits Granada while Sporting Gijon hosts Leganes. By Joseph Wilson. UPCOMING: 400 words. By 1700 GMT.
BERLIN " Werder Bremen hosts Augsburg with both sides looking for their first Bundesliga points, as is Mainz against visiting Hoffenheim. By Ciaran Fahey. UPCOMING: 250 words. First copy expected by 1800 GMT.
ROME " England goalkeeper Joe Hart is expected to make his Serie A debut for Torino at Atalanta. Also, Sampdoria aims to extend its perfect start at Roma and Genoa can likewise make it three wins in three matches against Fiorentina. By Andrew Dampf. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. By 1600 GMT.
FRISCO, Texas " Colorado's Dominique Badji scores and goalkeeper Tim Howard makes some key saves while keeping a clean sheet as the Rapids won 1-0 at Dallas on Saturday to close the gap between the top two teams in Major League Soccer's Western Conference to five points. SENT: 504 words.
LISBON, Portugal " Setubal visits promoted club Chaves trying to remain unbeaten in the Portuguese league. UPCOMING: 130 words. By 2400 GMT.
PARIS " After failing miserably at Liverpool, Mario Balotelli is trying to relaunch his career with French club Nice. The controversial striker, known more for his antics off the field than his exploits on it, could make his debut in the home game against southern rival Marseille. By Jerome Pugmire. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. By 2130 GMT.
INGLEWOOD, California " Roman Gonzalez observed the raucous scene in the ring through swollen eyes. His battered ears absorbed the cheers from thousands of fans celebrating his arrival at the apex of Nicaragua's boxing history. Chocolatito had to put in 12 rounds of punishing work for his latest world title, which only made it all the sweeter. Gonzalez won a championship in his fourth weight class Saturday night, taking a unanimous decision over Carlos Cuadras to claim the WBC 115-pound belt at the Forum. By Greg Beacham. SENT: 634 words, photos.
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NEW YORK " What if they put tiny cameras on players to get more dramatic TV shots? What if serves that dribbled over the net were fair game? What if servers were on a 20-second clock to start points? And how about scrapping the pre-match warmup so matches actually start on time? These are among the possible tweaks to tennis that the U.S. Open?s innovation chief says are being seriously discussed, in some cases actually being experimented with, as the game?s leaders brainstorm ways to " someday " make play at the highest pro levels faster and more television-friendly. By James Martinez. UPCOMING 800 words, photos. By 0700 GMT.
MADRID " Barring accident or incident, Nairo Quintana will win the Spanish Vuelta as the three-week Grand Tour concludes with the traditional arrival to the capital. UPCOMING: 250 words. By 1830 GMT.
RIO DE JANEIRO " Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort has raised the possibility she will end her own life as she tries to live with a degenerative spine disease. By Stephen Wade. UPCOMING: 700 words. By 2100 GMT.
CARMEL, Indiana " Dustin Johnson plays a different game than anyone else, and he wanted to keep it that way. Right down to his putter. The U.S. Open champion made a late change just before starting the BMW Championship, and so far he has no complaints. Johnson finished with four birdies over the last five holes Saturday on soggy Crooked Stick for a 4-under 68, stretching his lead to three shots going into the final round. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 847 words, photos.
" MOT--SAN MARINO GP. Pedrosa surges through the field to win San Marino GP. SENT: 124 words.
" FBC--COLLEGE ROUNDUP " Referee mistake costs Cowboys victory in stunning finish. SENT: 951 words, photos.
" RGU--NEW ZEALAND-SOUTH AFRICA INJURIES " Alberts called up by Springboks in Rugby Championship. SENT: 136 words.
" RGL--AUSTRALIAN ROUNDUP " Panthers beat Canterbury, advance to NRL playoffs 2nd round. SENT: 123 words.
" BBO--MLB ROUNDUP " Astros keep up playoff push with victory over Cubs. SENT: 869 words, photos.
" MMA--UFC 203 " UFC champion Miocic keeps title with stunning home knockout. By Tom Withers. SENT: 830 words.
" CAR--NASCAR-RICHMOND " Hamlin wins again at Richmond but Newman steals spotlight. By Jenna Fryer. SENT: 832 words.
" HKO--WORLD CUP-US-CANADA " Tavares scores twice, Canada beats US 5-2 in exhibition. SENT: 237 words, photos.
" RGU--AUSTRALIA-ALAALATOA INJURY " Australian prop injured, won't play against Argentina. SENT: 86 words.
" LUG--OBIT-MASLEY " Frank Masley, a 3-time US Olympian in luge, dies at 56. SENT: 204 words.
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